Translation of "help" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (MAKE EASIER) 使更容易 uk us /help/

[ I or T ] to make it possible or easier for someone to do something, by doing part of the work yourself or by providing advice, money, support,

How can I help you? 我如何才能帮你呢?
I wonder if you could help me - I'd like some information about flights to New Zealand. 不知你能否帮我个忙——我想知道些飞往新西兰的相关航班信息。
My dad said he would help with the costs of (= give part of the cost of) buying a house. 我爸爸说他会资助我们买所房子。
[ + obj + (to) infinitive ] The £10, 000 loan from the bank helped her (to) start her own business. 10 000 英镑的银行贷款帮助她创办了自己的公司。
I feel that learning English will help (= improve) my chances of promotion at work. 我觉得学英语有助于我在工作上获得提升。
Nothing can help her now (= Her situation is too bad for anyone to be able to improve it). 现在没人能帮得了她。
→ See also helpline

[ I or T ] If something helps a difficult or painful situation, it improves it or makes it easier or less painful

The morphine didn't seem to help (the pain). 吗啡似乎并不能缓解疼痛。

[ + (to) infinitive ] If something or someone helps to do something, they are one of several reasons for it happening

The drought has helped (to) make this a disastrous year for Somalia. 干旱让索马里今年祸不单行。

(Translation of “help verb (MAKE EASIER)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)